February 2016 Tournament Results

Many members of the Hells Gate Bass Club fished on Possum Kingdom Lake on Saturday and all caught numerous fish in varying sizes with a number of baits everywhere they fished. Sunday, with perfect conditions on P.K. was a different deal, the bass were elusive and finicky, Darrell Green rounded up 3 fish for a combined weight of 11.92 lb, including the Big Bass for the day of 4.71 lb to carry off 1st place. Local guide Barry Smith boated 3 fish weighing 8.87 lb for 2nd place while new member Jerry Larance weighed in 7.02 lb for 3rd place. John McCracken and new member Jason Snow rounded out the top 5.
In the Year to Date Tournament, Smith jumped out to a slim lead over Butch Farmer, last month’s winner, while perennial top 5 finisher, Steve McCain dropped a place into 3rd. Green knocked Bobby Koncak out of 4th place with his win. Tied for 5th along with Koncak, are McCracken and Mineral Wells angler Don Welch.

The March Tournament will be fished on Possum Kingdom Lake on March 20th from 6.00 am to 3.00 pm with weigh in be conducted at the low water ramp at The Harbor.
HGBA is conducting an Open Bass Tournament on Possum Kingdom Lake on Saturday April 30th from 6.00 am to 3.00 pm with weigh in at South D & D boat ramp. $3,500 in cash and prizes with $1,500 for first place. Early entry is $60 and $65 on the day of the tournament with a $10 entry for the optional Big Bass pot. For more detail contact Club President Bruce Ray at 214 207 6673 or Ric Hayward at 940 654 0804.

Bruce Ray